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Has your battery life been worse on Android 9 Pie?

3 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

Android Pie started rolling out to Pixel owners and the Essential Phone last week, and in the days since there's been a lot of feedback floating around from users, including some battery woes. Has your device been affected?
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Call Recording Won't Be Possible On Android 9 Pie

Call Recording Won't Be Possible On Android 9 Pie

3 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Amid reports that Android 9 Pie might bring a native call recording feature , the reality actually appears to be on the contrary. It won't be possible for users to make use of call recording apps if their handset is running Android 9 Pie. Google has made some changes in its latest software update to prevent third-party apps from working.
There's a polarizing debate around call recording. Different places have different rules about it which is why Google can't offer a standard feature in Android without going against the rules. It removed the official call recording API from Android in...
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Call recording apps may not work on Android 9 Pie

Call recording apps may not work on Android 9 Pie

3 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

The Android 9 Pie is officially released. We've been learning what OEMs and devices are going to receive the sweet update. It's been almost a week since the unveiling and we're slowly hearing related news from other companies. The Android team isn't wasting any time in pushing the Android Pie and we're hoping more brands...
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Motorola announces what smartphones will receive Android 9 Pie updates

Motorola announces what smartphones will receive Android 9 Pie updates

3 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Motorola didn't want to say what smartphones will receive Android 9 Pie updates and when, but promised to come up with new information when it decides on a roadmap. Fortunately, Motorola fans didn't have to wait too long to learn whether or not their devices will receive the highly-anticipated update.
Without further ado, here are all the smartphones that Motorola promised to update to Android 9 Pie in the coming months: Moto Z3, Moto Z3 Play, Moto Z2 Force Edition, Moto Z2 Play, Moto X4, Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6, and Moto G6 Play.
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If you want to record calls in Android 9 Pie, you'll need to root your phone

3 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

Recording phone calls is dodgy territory legally speaking, but whether you choose to do it depends on where you are in the world, and whether you're concerned about complying with the law. Since Marshmallow, Google has made it difficult to record calls on Android phones by killing the recording API, but this has not stopped third party developers finding ways around it. But with Android 9 Pie, Google has made it impossible for apps such as Call Recorder - ACR and BoldBeast Android Call Recorder to be used to record calls. Unless, that is, you're willing - or able -...
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New Motorola sale includes deals on Moto Z3 Play, G6, X4, and other phones

New Motorola sale includes deals on Moto Z3 Play, G6, X4, and other phones

Motorola, it seems, just can't stop selling its smartphones at reduced prices. After multiple recent sales that it hosted on its official US website, Motorola is now back with... Read more ...

Google Phone App Beta Gets Dark Mode Feature

Google Phone App Beta Gets Dark Mode Feature

Several months ago, Google hinted that dark mode would be coming to its Phone app for Android. The company did not state when exactly the feature would be launched, but the... Read more ...

Verizon debuts early holiday promos, offers BOGO deals on hottest smartphones

Verizon debuts early holiday promos, offers BOGO deals on hottest smartphones

Following in the footsteps of other major carriers and retailers which launched early Black Friday deals, Verizon announced a couple of deal of its own. These early holiday... Read more ...

Apple showcases its favorite pictures shared by iPhone XR owners

Apple showcases its favorite pictures shared by iPhone XR owners

Just as it did with the iPhone XS , Apple today has shared some of its favorite images shot with the iPhone XR. Apple shared the iPhone XR pictures in a press release, which... Read more ...

The best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases

The best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases

With a starting price of $1,000/£899/AU$1,499 that climbs if you opt for more RAM and storage space, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is at the highest tier of smartphone pricing, and... Read more ...

Night Sight camera feature roll-out for all Pixel phones has begun

Night Sight camera feature roll-out for all Pixel phones has begun

At the Pixel 3 launch event in October, Google unveiled the phone's Night Sight feature which would allow the phone to capture incredible images when taking them in... Read more ...

Review: Mophie's USB-C Equipped 26,000mAh Powerstation 3XL Has Enough Juice...

Review: Mophie's USB-C Equipped 26,000mAh Powerstation 3XL Has Enough Juice to Charge Your MacBook or MacBook Air

Mophie recently announced the launch of its largest battery pack yet, the Powerstation 3XL , which is designed for charging Apple's line of MacBook and MacBook Air devices. The... Read more ...

Snakehive Wallet case for iPhone is quality craftsmanship for less

Snakehive Wallet case for iPhone is quality craftsmanship for less

Snakehive has hit the sweet spot between quality and price. British accessory maker Snakehive offers this handmade, full-grain nubuck leather wallet case. An inner TPU case... Read more ...

OnePlus 6T in Thunder Purple goes on sale in the US

OnePlus 6T in Thunder Purple goes on sale in the US

After bringing its latest flagship killer to the U.S., OnePlus now introduces a new color option for the OnePlus 6T - Thunder Purple. Up until today, customers in the United... Read more ...

Google reveals major Wear OS H update featuring Battery Saver changes, more

Google reveals major Wear OS H update featuring Battery Saver changes, more

Google has just announced the next major update for Wear OS, its operating system for wearable devices. The update will be rolled out to all compatible devices in the next few... Read more ...